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The co-owners of Central Bottle Wine + Provisions only spent one week in Venice, but that was all they needed to fall in love with the traditional Italian enoteca. They brought the concept of a regional wine shop back to Boston in the form of Central Bottle, which showcases sustainable wines from small producers.
196 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge,
MA
US
Cambridge Bicycle in Massachusetts is the premier stop for avid and casual cyclists. They carry a variety of bicycles including those for BMX biking, comfort models, children’s bikes, mountain bikes, hybrid designs and more. Bike parts are also available as well as repairs from experienced mechanics. For locals planning a nice day out or tourists looking for an inexpensive way to see the city and get some exercise, Cambridge Bicycle is just the place to rent a bike at a price that won't break the bank. Cambridge Bicycle is open every day of the week, with shorter hours on Sunday. To find out the latest news on Cambridge Bicycle or cycling in general, interested guests should visit the shop website’s blog. Cycle around town with Cambridge Bicycle.
259 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge,
MA
US
The MIT Museum, accredited by the American Association of Museums in 1984 and again in 2002, engages the public with scientific research, design, and a peek into the institution's academic discoveries. The museum's permanent collections, assembled from artifacts the university has collected through scholarly interests, include holograms, a nautical archive, and technological achievements, such as the telephone. Temporary exhibitions storm the museum's towers throughout the year, currently showcasing MIT 150, highlighting 150 years' worth of artifacts–such as race cars and the TX-0 computer–and world domination by MIT students and faculty. The museum also hosts a number of programs for the public throughout the year. Guests can check out the calendar for an up-to-date list of upcoming attractions and events.
265 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge,
MA
US
Fashion, function, and fit were Michele and Marina Rubini’s core values when they founded Rulls Clothing From Italy in 1989. With more than 45 years’ experience in the apparel industry, Michele brought his extensive knowledge of quality fabrics and timeless styles to the Massachusetts Avenue shop, while Marina, an expert tailor, brought careful craftsmanship and impeccable fitting skills. Today, the husband-and-wife team helps customers select fine, Italian-made suits in styles ranging from traditional to modern, then tailors them to form-fitting perfection. Along with luxurious sweaters, dashing hats, and dress shoes, Rulls’ inventory includes more than 600 men’s dress shirts sized 15 to 18.5, and more than 400 ties by brands including Armani and Prada in a variety of colors and patterns, such as stripes, paisley, or Rorschach.
526 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge,
MA
US
Atlantis Sports Club knows that people are more likely to reach their fitness goals if they enjoy their workouts. That's why every element of their spacious gyms is designed to create an experience that will leave members with restored and refreshed minds and bodies. From the moment visitors step into the elegant locker rooms to the point they kick back in a relaxing steam room, they encounter up-to-date equipment and stylish design elements. Members can pump iron with state-of-the-art machines and free weights, or join others for group fitness classes such as energetic Zumba, intense body sculpting, and mind-centering yoga.
575 Memorial Dr
Cambridge,
MA
US
Working in the northwestern Afghan provinces of Faryab and Jowzjan, Barakat's entirely local staff introduces rural Afghan women and girls to reading and math via 10-month-long home-based literacy courses. The introductory lower-level courses, called Sowat Amausi, educate students to a third-grade-literacy level, teaching them to read Dari and understand basic mathematics while also giving them a venue in which to interact with each other in a culturally acceptable way. After the course, students have the option to enroll in the higher-level literacy course to learn Pashto, English, science, drawing, history, and other subjects or enroll in the fourth grade at a formal school. In the past eight years, Barakat has educated 3,975 Afghan girls and women in basic literacy and numeracy skills, with a 97% completion rate.
552 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge,
MA
US

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